"Python 3.6.2 Development Libraries (64-bit)" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

What is the installed program "Python 3.6.2 Development Libraries (64-bit)" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Python 3.6.2 Development Libraries (64-bit)" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself.

You will not see "Python 3.6.2 Development Libraries (64-bit)" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel, because it is flagged as a hidden system component in the registry (SystemComponent=1).

Information related to "Python 3.6.2 Development Libraries (64-bit)" installed program:

Name: Python 3.6.2 Development Libraries (64-bit)
Publisher: Python Software Foundation
Size: 2320
Version: 3.6.2150.0
System Component: 1
Identifying Number: {7EC331E8-5683-4B2B-A22B-5925DBE5E06E}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Local\Package Cache\{7EC331E8-5683-4B2B-A22B-5925DBE5E06E}v3.6.2150.0\
Install Date: 20170820
Uninstall Command: MsiExec.exe /I{7EC331E8-5683-4B2B-A22B-5925DBE5E06E}
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Python 3.6.2 Development Libraries (64-bit)" as an installed program.

 

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